The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 59 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.18% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £475 £309
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +53.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 169 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.03% 27.89% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 72 74
Average daily rate £325 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £221 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Glasgow region.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control.

1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 2 (50.00%) AOP
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Yahoo!
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Kony